New Dishes, New Menu at Torafuku

Chef Clement Chan invited me in to try his new menu of which it featured many new dishes.

1st dish:

Miso Corny

Miso Corny

Miso Corny was juicy and full of flavours, Hickory smoked corn, miso butter, togorashi.

2nd dish:

Taco Time

Taco Time

Taco Time Smoked pork hock, miso, pickled onion, crispy shallots, salsa verde, a modern Asian take on a taco.

3rd dish:

Bun Me

Bun Me

Bun Me Chinese steamed bun, marinated green cabbage, slow roasted beef brisket, root beer BBQ sauce and a spicy kick of chillies.

4th dish:

Rabbit Food

Rabbit Food

Rabbit Food Mixed kale salad, gem tomatoes, Jinhua ham, shaved parm, crispy quinoa, lemon essence, anchovy buttermilk dressing, making this one tasty salad.

5th dish:

Lucky Tiger Ramen

Lucky Tiger Ramen

Lucky Tiger Ramen Korean style cold ramen, cucumbers, beansprouts, mustard compressed radish, Yong Yong’s special sauce, refreshing and light.

6th dish:

Peaches& Cream

Peaches& Cream

Peaches & Cream Heirloom tomatoes, local compress peaches, kohlrabi, and a delicious orange buttermilk vinaigrette.

7th dish:

Veggie Tales

Veggie Tales

Veggie Tales Buccatini pasta, wild kale, foraged mushrooms, gem tomatoes, toasted hazelnuts, grated parm, yuzu butter.

8th dish:

Skaterboy

Skaterboy

Skaterboy Brown butter poached skate, trumpet mushrooms, market veggies, sour apple and cucumber nage, hollandaise emulation, truffle hollandaise motoyaki, a very good dish.

9th dish:

Give a Dog a Bone

Give a Dog a Bone

Give a Dog a Bone, what an incredible creative dish with Smoked bone marrow, beef luck lac, pickled greens, market veggies, crispy potato noodles.

10th dish:

Milk & Cookie

Milk & Cookie

Milk & Cookie Vanilla panna cotta, yuzu gelée, raspberry coulis, almond and black sesame shortbread, my favourite of the two desserts that I tried.

11th dish:

The Bullwinkle Show

The Bullwinkle Show

The Bullwinkle Show Dark chocolate mousse, hazelnut chocolate wafer, fresh fruit, passion fruit foam.

Torafuku is located at 958 Main Street in Vancouver. You can call to make reservations at 778-903-2006 and follow them on Twitter @torafukuYVR

By: Richard Wolak